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No. 395: On Watson, women in energy and Ming the nonagenarian (and beating Alzheimer’s at its own game)

  Picking up speed: Welcome to Wednesday, dear readers, as another busy workweek blurs on by. It’s already April 10 out there, and while it’s not yet an official federal holiday – the Sibling Leadership Network (real thing) is working on that – today is still National Siblings Day. A moment’s paws: It’s also American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Day, commemorating the April 10, 1866, founding of the ASPCA. Attention inventors:…


No. 278: NASA in Melville, economic impact in Farmingdale, bottom-line battles and 25 years of ‘Groundhog Day’

TGIF: Welcome, friends old and new, to the end of a cold and snowy workweek. It’s Feb. 2, and it was 78 years ago today when a famous bandleader invited an unknown singer from Hoboken, NJ, to perform on stage at a bobbysoxer gig in Indianapolis. It would not be the last time Frank Sinatra would perform with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. Déjà vu: It’s also Groundhog Day, again, and in case you were wondering,…


For EGC Group, a wink and a KISS and a really big deal

By GREGORY ZELLER // A Long Island-based digital agency has signed a beauty of a deal with a leading global cosmetics distributor. EGC Group, which maintains offices in Melville and Manhattan, has expanded its partnership with Port-Washington based KISS Products, a top manufacturer and distributor of professional-quality beauty products. The new agreement, which sees EGC Group ascending to lead agency on multiple creative-strategy and digital-marketing campaigns, follows a year in which EGC headed up KISS…